58 migrants dead after boat capsizes off Mauritania

Posted In: News Date:Dec 5th, 2019

Scores of migrants who swam through rough Atlantic Ocean waters to safety from a capsized boat while 58 others drowned were receiving care Thursday in Mauritania after one of the deadliest disasters this year among people making the perilous journey to Europe.

The boat that left Gambia a week ago had been carrying at

"Many drowned. The ones who survived swam up to the Mauritanian coast close to the city of Nouadhibou,"


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